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S.RES.75: A resolution condemning the Government of Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||international affairs|
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|Sponsor||Mark Steven Kirk, R-Ill.|
|Total Cosponsors||35 (22 Democrats, 1 Independent, 12 Republicans)|
|Introduced||March 12, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Dec. 20, 2013|
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(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on December 18, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Condemns Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights.
Calls on Iran to release the 7 imprisoned leaders, the 12 imprisoned educators, and all other prisoners held solely on account of their religion.
Calls on the President and Secretary of State, in cooperation with responsible nations, to condemn Iran's continued violation of human rights and demand the release of prisoners held solely on account of their religion.
Urges the President and Secretary to utilize all available authorities, including the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010, to impose sanctions on Iranian government officials and other individuals directly responsible for serious human rights abuses, including a...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Dec. 20, 2013||Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S9111-9114; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S9111-9113; text as passed Senate: CR S9113-9114)|
|Dec. 18, 2013||Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.|
|Dec. 18, 2013||Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez with an amendment and with an amended preamble. Without written report.|
|Dec. 18, 2013||Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.|
|March 12, 2013||Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1713-1714)|